vetonoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈviː.təʊ/ us /ˈviː.t̬oʊ/ plural vetoes
In theory the British government could use its veto to block this proposal. 理论上英国政府可以利用否决权来阻止这项议案通过。
- Opponents are unlikely to be able to muster enough votes to override the veto.
- The president used his veto to override the committee's decision.
- The chairwoman used her veto to block the appointment.
vetoverb [ T ]uk /ˈviː.təʊ/ us /ˈviː.t̬oʊ/
In 1961, President De Gaulle vetoed Britain's entry into the Common Market. 1961年，戴高乐总统行使否决权，反对英国加入西欧共同市场。
- The president has the power to veto the imposition of sanctions.
- Managers vetoed proposals for a shorter working week.
- My father vetoed our plans for a trip to Turkey.